The Art of Cool. Practical Psychology. Psychotherapy Copenhagen.

Everybody wants to be cool – but what does it actually mean? What does it refer to?    It is hardly a psychological term. There are no manuals in psychotherapy that are geared to making our clients more cool.    It is however a supremely important question: Who doesn’t want to be cool? Right?   Continue reading “The Art of Cool. Practical Psychology. Psychotherapy Copenhagen.”

“Tinder bliver 10 år” & “åbne forhold”. To interviews i Berlingske

Her, de sidste par uger, er jeg blevet interviewet om to forskellige tendenser i kærlighedslivet:   Tinder 10 år Vi tager en status på Tinder, efter 10 år. Kort fortalt lægger jeg ud med at sige, at jeg var positivt stemt over for Tinder, fordi det var en dating platform, hvor man mødtes hurtigt. EfterContinue reading ““Tinder bliver 10 år” & “åbne forhold”. To interviews i Berlingske”

How to stop yourself from overthinking.

Overthinking may mean many things. In this blog overthinking means:    Worrying about the future  Thinking about bad things that may happen in the future also called “catastrophizing” is a kind of worrying where you imagine all kinds of threats awaiting in the future that are not likely. As one plagued bank manager told me:Continue reading “How to stop yourself from overthinking.”

Mythology in Modern life: Wisdom in Psychotherapy.

In this blog we will examine the meaning and potential usage of three of our oldest stories.   Introduction We are enthralled with progress. Scientific progress and regarding this blog: Progress within the field of psychology and psychiatry: cognitive neuroscience, gene therapy, the pathway of neurons from the gut to the brain and all theContinue reading “Mythology in Modern life: Wisdom in Psychotherapy.”

A Deep Dive into the Men’s Movement

photo: Unsplash/Thomas Kelley. I got a call. Would I come and do a talk about being a man on a ritual for men. One thing led to the next and I found myself participating in an initiation ritual lasting four grueling days. Organized by and with participation of several leading lights from the men’s movementContinue reading “A Deep Dive into the Men’s Movement”

Syv afrikanske talemåder, og hvorfor de er så fede. Visdom og hverdagspsykologi

De sociale medier proppet til kanten med korte sætninger, citater, mantraer og visdomsord om det gode liv, med inspirerende skrifttyper på smukke fotos og farverige kort. Vi tiltrækkes åbenbart af visdomsord.  Men kan vi så bruge disse “fortune-cookie nedkog” til noget?   … Chicken McKnowledge Nogle af disse memes og visdomsord rummer dybe eksistentielle sandheder, mens andreContinue reading “Syv afrikanske talemåder, og hvorfor de er så fede. Visdom og hverdagspsykologi”

Six Secrets of the Great Relationship: Couples Therapy Copenhagen

The arguably most complex art form in the world, is the art of being in a romantic relationship. If you feel that your relationship may be bettered or if you experience conflicts and lack of intimacy and love in your relationship read on:    Embracing the Complexity An engine is complicated. A relationship is complex.Continue reading “Six Secrets of the Great Relationship: Couples Therapy Copenhagen”

5 Ways to Gain more Self Confidence. Psychology and self help.

Photo: Portrait of the Castiglione who wrote about self Confidence in the fifteenth Century in “The Book of the Courtier” Do you avoid difficult social situations, are you sensitive to criticism, do you easily get anxious and are you reluctant to trust yourself? In the following you will read a clinical psychologist’s perspective on theContinue reading “5 Ways to Gain more Self Confidence. Psychology and self help.”

The Strange Case of Retroactive Jealousy: The Psychology and the Treatment

Photo: Richard Lee/ Unsplash/Bison fighting for the right to mate How to Kick the Habit of Retrograde Jealousy In this blog post I will examine the strange case of retrograde jealousy. While the normal kind of jealousy may make sense. Let’s say that your partner begins to speak very fondly about a colleague and thisContinue reading “The Strange Case of Retroactive Jealousy: The Psychology and the Treatment”

“Self Talk” – the Worrier, the Critic & the Victim. Psychotherapy. Copenhagen.

Are you overly worried, too harsh on yourself or do you think in a depressed way?    If so this blog post is for you. We will look at the cause of your suffering and what to do about it. The guiding question is: How do you talk to yourself about what is going onContinue reading ““Self Talk” – the Worrier, the Critic & the Victim. Psychotherapy. Copenhagen.”